Legroom is Not Acceptable; Don’t Travel Economy on Alitalia!

Airlines

April 14, 2019

Airlines

Legroom is Not Acceptable; Don’t Travel Economy on Alitalia!

Not acceptable!!!! Really not acceptable!!!!! The tiniest legroom I’ve ever experienced on a plane and take it from someone who travels at least twice a once; so tight you can’t even…

April 14, 2019 | Travel

Virgin Atlantic Changes Logo to Meet Diversity in People

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April 10, 2019

News

Virgin Atlantic Changes Logo to Meet Diversity in People

British airline Virgin Atlantic presents diversity by changing the ‘Flying Lady’ from the 1930s, and bringing in five new versions to represent the diversity of its customers and…

April 10, 2019

Flying Alitalia Business Class from LAX to Rome; An Enjoyable Experience

Airlines

October 26, 2018

Airlines

Flying Alitalia Business Class from LAX to Rome; An Enjoyable Experience

When I first booked my Alitalia flight, I said to myself “it’s going to be bad, but I have no choice,” and thought that it would be below expectations exactly like the business…

October 26, 2018 | Travel

Tarom Airlines: Old Planes, Bad Food and a Lack of Training

Airlines | Romania Europe

Europe

May 14, 2018

Airlines

Tarom Airlines: Old Planes, Bad Food and a Lack of Training

I’ve been on Tarom airlines in 2016 when visiting Bucharest, and I remember not being impressed. Back on Tarom just because it had a convenient timing from Amsterdam to Beirut. Very old planes,…

May 14, 2018 | Travel | Romania

Economy Class Onboard Emirates Airlines

Airlines | Dubai UAE GCC Middle East

UAE

April 30, 2018

Airlines

Economy Class Onboard Emirates Airlines

It’s the service, the attention, and the food but most importantly the relaxing seats with enough legroom to put your legs one on top of the other. With its large screen, electrical plug and…

April 30, 2018 | Travel | Dubai

Flying Qatar Airways From Beirut to Muscat Oman and Back: Experiencing Two Classes

Airlines | Qatar GCC Middle East

GCC

April 29, 2018

Airlines

Flying Qatar Airways From Beirut to Muscat Oman and Back: Experiencing Two Classes

Even though I flew Qatar Airways in the past, it came to my attention that no review was published on NoGarlicNoOnions yet; flying from Beirut to Muscat-Oman through Doha, it was time to…

April 29, 2018 | Recommended | Qatar

Superjumbo A380 Lands for the First Time in Beirut: Photos from Inside the Plane

Airlines | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

March 30, 2018

Airlines

Superjumbo A380 Lands for the First Time in Beirut: Photos from Inside the Plane

Edition 100, of The world's largest plane, Airbus A380, landed at Rafik Hariri International airport on Thursday arriving from Dubai. The one-off Emirates Airbus A380 flight from Dubai was an…

March 30, 2018 | Popular | Beirut

Transavia Lands in Beirut for the First Time

Airlines

September 04, 2017

Airlines

Transavia Lands in Beirut for the First Time

The low-cost airline of the Air France-KLM group will operate service to Beirut, the Lebanese capital from Paris Orly Airport as of September 4, with 3 weekly flights. Therefore, Beirut would be the…

September 04, 2017 | Airports

La Gomme à Mâcher: Air France's Inflight Exclusive Gum

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July 13, 2017

News

La Gomme à Mâcher: Air France's Inflight Exclusive Gum

As all travellers know, take-off and landing can sometimes cause pain in the ears. The cabin pressure varies and can block passengers' ears. The chewing action is enough to balance this internal ear…

July 13, 2017

Best Airport Hotel: Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

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July 12, 2017

News

Best Airport Hotel: Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai

Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai was announced the winner of the ‘Best Airport Hotel’ at the Arabian Travel Awards this year. Expressing his delight on winning the award, Simon Moore,…

July 12, 2017

Emirates’ Laptop and Tablet Ban to US Solved

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April 08, 2017

News

Emirates’ Laptop and Tablet Ban to US Solved

Emirates has introduced another service to mitigate the inconvenience of the recent ban on electronic devices on board US-bound flights. Beginning today, First and Business Class passengers will be…

April 08, 2017

Delta Airlines During Internal Flights: A Great Experience

Airlines

October 17, 2016

Airlines

Delta Airlines During Internal Flights: A Great Experience

On a flight leaving from Los Angeles to San Francisco I was enjoying another flight via Delta Airlines. This is my fourth time, if am not mistaken onboard Delta airlines, and I will surely be…

October 17, 2016 | Travel

Alitalia Airlines: The Premium Economy Cabin

Airlines

September 15, 2016

Airlines

Alitalia Airlines: The Premium Economy Cabin

Traveling Alitalia from Lebanon is never an experience I appreciate. The plane is small, it leaves at 4am, there's no business class, arrivals are made on the tarmac... This morning I try Alitalia…

September 15, 2016 | Travel

WOW: A Trendy and Fresh Low Cost Airline

Airlines | Iceland Europe

Europe

July 01, 2016

Airlines

WOW: A Trendy and Fresh Low Cost Airline

WOW Airlines, Iceland second-biggest airline is, in fact, a low cost but surely not low quality. This funny airline is fresh and funky with its creative signage of which two written on the seats…

July 01, 2016 | Travel | Iceland

Back from Lima Onboard KLM: I Expected Better

Airlines

May 20, 2016

Airlines

Back from Lima Onboard KLM: I Expected Better

The last time I traveled with KLM was in 2004. Since then I've been waiting for the chance to try it again. After 12 long years I was about to step into KLM's aircraft and the anticipation was…

May 20, 2016 | Travel

10 Pill-Free Tips to Sleep Better on a Flight

Travel

February 20, 2016

Travel

10 Pill-Free Tips to Sleep Better on a Flight

I came across a very interesting article on USA Today suggesting ways to sleep better on flights without taking any pills. Written by George Hobica, the founder of Airfarewatchdog.com. If you…

February 20, 2016

Tarom Airlines: Flying Business Class to Bucharest

Airlines | Romania Europe

Europe

February 07, 2016

Airlines

Tarom Airlines: Flying Business Class to Bucharest

The first impression is: "I'm not impressed." There’s a clear lack of professionalism, attention to details and cleanliness. It all starts when you're boarding. You’ll find an old…

February 07, 2016 | Travel | Romania

Jennifer Aniston Ad for Emirates Airlines is Out

Airlines

October 06, 2015

Airlines

Jennifer Aniston Ad for Emirates Airlines is Out

We mentioned a while ago that Jennifer Aniston, America's sweetheart is the new face of Emirates Airline and the adv video is finally out and Aniston is cuter than ever is this ad. The Friends star…

October 06, 2015

Air France Reveals Best & Beyond Cabins at Le Gray

Airlines

August 25, 2015

Airlines

Air France Reveals Best & Beyond Cabins at Le Gray

I was one of the lucky first few people to try Air Frances ‘Best & Beyond’ cabins on my way from Paris to New York and on my way back from New York to Paris, just a couple of months…

August 25, 2015 | Travel

Jennifer Aniston Face of Emirates Airlines

Airlines

August 16, 2015

Airlines

Jennifer Aniston Face of Emirates Airlines

Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston has signed a $5 million deal to become the face of Emirates, where she is expected to appear in global print and TV ad campaigns for the airline, some of which have…

August 16, 2015

Beirut-Paris: The Air France Business Experience

Airlines

June 27, 2015

Airlines

Beirut-Paris: The Air France Business Experience

I want to express my minute-to-minute enjoyment during my trip from Beirut to Paris… I want to express the enjoyment I had with every single service offered on onboard AirFrance, especially…

June 27, 2015 | Travel

British Airways Business Class from Beirut to London

Airlines

May 15, 2015

Airlines

British Airways Business Class from Beirut to London

A great first impression, especially because I was sitting on an individual seat. I loved it, simply loved it. The business class cabin onboard British Airways on their Airbus 321 has twin seats like…

May 15, 2015 | Travel

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Take Flying to New Heights

Airlines

April 23, 2015

Airlines

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Take Flying to New Heights

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world leader in luxury hospitality and service, unveils the new Four Seasons Private Jet – marking the establishment of a new standard in luxury hospitality…

April 23, 2015

Phillippe Starck Designs New Travel Amenities

Airlines

April 21, 2015

Airlines

Phillippe Starck Designs New Travel Amenities

Contemporary designer, Philippe Starck, has created everything from toothbrushes to revolutionary mega-yachts. This exclusive amenity kit partnership with WESSCO International marks his first foray…

April 21, 2015 | News

Nicole Kidman New Ambassador of Etihad Airways

Airlines

March 29, 2015

Airlines

Nicole Kidman New Ambassador of Etihad Airways

Hollywood superstar Nicole Kidman is the new face of Etihad Airways. The actress will seen the ‘Flying Reimagined’ campaign. Nicole Kidman is both star and narrator of the…

March 29, 2015

Bad: Brussels Airlines' Business Lounge at Brussels Airport

Airports | Belgium Europe

Europe

February 14, 2015

Airports

Bad: Brussels Airlines' Business Lounge at Brussels Airport

Traveling onboard Middle East Airlines we were shown to the Brussels Airlines lounge. I wished I didn't have to come to the airport so early in the morning. A low ceiling, hundreds of individual…

February 14, 2015 | Travel | Belgium

Business Class Onboard Icelandair with Internet Access

Airlines | Iceland Europe

Europe

January 21, 2015

Airlines

Business Class Onboard Icelandair with Internet Access

Smiling hostesses, relaxing chairs, sound reduction headsets and WiFi... Everything during this flight was perfect. Now that I can think clearly and my bag is onboard, let me tell you my story. I…

January 21, 2015 | Travel | Iceland

A Travel Review: Air France Business Class Revamped

Airlines

January 13, 2015

Airlines

A Travel Review: Air France Business Class Revamped

I wasn't planning on writing yet another review on ‘business class’ to Paris. I thought I have done enough reviews onboard Air France but when I discovered all the changes since my…

January 13, 2015 | Travel

Qatar Airways Receives its First A380 Airbus Super Jumbo

Airlines

September 29, 2014

Airlines

Qatar Airways Receives its First A380 Airbus Super Jumbo

Qatar Airways' celebratory inaugural launch of its first A380 super-jumbo took place in Doha on the evening of Thursday September 18th , in the presence of the Patron, The Prime Minister and…

September 29, 2014

Depardieu Airways Set for Take-Off

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January 15, 2014

News

Depardieu Airways Set for Take-Off

The Wall Street Journal by Vanessa Mock Love him or loathe him, the chichi world of French cinema would be a less colorful place without Gérard Depardieu, and same goes for the western Belgian…

January 15, 2014

WestJet Airlines Christmas Miracle: Real-time Giving...

Airlines

December 13, 2013

Airlines

WestJet Airlines Christmas Miracle: Real-time Giving...

In a video released Monday, Calgary-based airline WestJet sets up electronic Santa chat boxes in terminals at the Hamilton and Toronto airports. Travelers giggle at the chance to talk live…

December 13, 2013 | Travel

Going it Alone: 7 Tips for Successful Solo Travel

Travel

December 10, 2013

Travel

Going it Alone: 7 Tips for Successful Solo Travel

By Nikki Bayley, for CNN "To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world." So wrote the great travel writer Freya Stark in her 1932 book "Baghdad…

December 10, 2013

If One Day Planes Would be Announcement Free...

Travel

October 29, 2013

Travel

If One Day Planes Would be Announcement Free...

I can't stand hearing flight attendants talking during flights anymore. Talking, talking, talking and saying nothing. Do they need to express themselves every second? We are in 2013 and there are…

October 29, 2013 | Airlines

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: The First Detailed Comparison

Airlines

July 31, 2013

Airlines

Middle East Airlines vs. Air France: The First Detailed Comparison

So, this is how the story all began. I was supposed to come back at 04:30pm onboard Air France, a flight I look forward to since all the planes leaving from Paris to Lebanon are catered by a…

July 31, 2013 | Comparative Review

Beirut International Airport and Duty Free: A Detailed Review

Airports

June 03, 2013

Airports

Beirut International Airport and Duty Free: A Detailed Review

You often take the things you know or always see for granted. I have visited many countries and before even leaving or entering a country, I scout the airports, describing them inside out starting…

June 03, 2013 | Travel

Terminal E, Concourse L: One of Paris' Biggest Flying Hubs

Airports

May 25, 2013

Airports

Terminal E, Concourse L: One of Paris' Biggest Flying Hubs

Arriving at the Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport into Terminal E/L at Charles De Gaules, an idea came to mind. Remembering the movie "The Terminal" where a traveler, played by Tom Hanks, spends …

May 25, 2013 | Travel

On Board Emirates Airlines Economy Class: Beirut-Dubai

Airlines

February 13, 2013

Airlines

On Board Emirates Airlines Economy Class: Beirut-Dubai

After reviewing Air France, Bulgaria Air, Alitalia, Turkish Airlines and MEA,the time has come to talk come to talk about one of the best Airlines the world has to offer: Emirates Airlines. This is…

February 13, 2013 | Travel

Turkish Airlines: The Best Airline in Europe: LOL

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February 01, 2013

Popular

Turkish Airlines: The Best Airline in Europe: LOL

As you might have noticed, this is the first time I use the chat phrase 'LOL'. Yes, unfortunately it's the first time because I simply couldn't find any other word to describe the situation and the…

February 01, 2013 | Travel

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-300

Airlines

January 06, 2013

Airlines

From Paris to Beirut: Air France Business Class on Boeing 777-300

I am going to say it as it is. I don't understand how people still travel with MEA on 'Beirut-Paris' and 'Paris-Beirut' route when the prices are the same on-board Air France yet with a service that…

January 06, 2013 | Travel

The MEA Cedar Business Class to Europe on the A330 Airbus

Airlines

October 08, 2012

Airlines

The MEA Cedar Business Class to Europe on the A330 Airbus

We are proud to have the official Lebanese airlines become a part of the Skyteam alliance. Since my last article, I'll be honest and agree that MEA is improving its services a lot. They are on the…

October 08, 2012 | Travel

Skyteam Business Lounge: Heathrow Airport, London

Travel | London UK Europe

UK

October 03, 2012

Travel

Skyteam Business Lounge: Heathrow Airport, London

...And my quest to discover all business lounges around the world continues discovering the best and most luxurious. After discovering London's greatest secrets, my last stop in the capital is…

October 03, 2012 | London

The MEA Cedar Lounge, Beirut International Airport

Airports | Beirut Lebanon Middle East

Lebanon

September 16, 2012

Airports

The MEA Cedar Lounge, Beirut International Airport

How many times have we criticized our country. How many times have we said negative things about our companies. How easy it is for us to say that we so far from being up to par to international…

September 16, 2012 | Travel | Beirut

MEA Airlines Joins SkyTeam Alliance: We Are Proud!

Airlines

June 30, 2012

Airlines

MEA Airlines Joins SkyTeam Alliance: We Are Proud!

Middle East Airlines, the national airline of Lebanon, is one of the leading Middle Eastern carriers. From its home base in Rafik Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Middle East Airlines flies…

June 30, 2012 | News

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